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Non-Pedal Harp Grade 8

View Full GRADE 8 Syllabus with videos


THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C:


S. Dussek
The Garland of Love, trans. Shaljean
 Handel Air and Variations ‘The Harmonious Blacksmith’, arr. Bouchaud from Pièces Classiques, Book 6
Handel Andante allegro and Larghetto (1st and 2nd movts from Concerto in B-, Op. 4 No. 6, HWV 294), arr. Le Dentu unaccompanied from Handel: Concerto in B- for Celtic Harp (Billaudot)
Anne-Marie O’Farrell The Knappogue Medley
arr. Hannah Phillips The Spanish Ladie and The Butterfly  (observing repeat as needed) from The Scottish Harp Anthology, Vol. 3
Bonnie Shaljean Fantasia on a Sonata by Cardon

Première arabesque, trans. Brundage
Anne Macdearmid Sea Rapture
D. McNulty Fantasia and Rondo (Pp. 163–5 and 168–71) from The Irish Harp Book
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz Milonga para amar advanced version (P. 52) from The International Rhythmic Collection, Vol. 2
Bonnie Shaljean Slow Train
Victory Grazioso and Lento assai (Nos. 1 and 2 from Three Pieces for the Irish Harp) (Pp. 135–137 and 138–140) from The Irish Harp Book

1 J. S. Bach
Prelude from Lute Suite, BWV 1006a  trans. O’Farrell
Beethoven Mandolin Sonatina in C, arr. Shaljean from Beethoven for Harp
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz Theme from Suite to Luzma from Latin American Harps History, Music and Techniques
Kim Robertson Boundless from Treasures of the Celtic Harp
Bonnie Shaljean Prelude in D minor from 12 Preludes for Concert or Celtic Harp
Bonnie Shaljean Prelude in F from 12 Preludes for Concert or Celtic Harp


Scales and Arpeggios

Scales and Arpeggios Grades 6-8 for Non-Pedal Harp


Specimen Sight-Reading Tests from The Associated Board
£ 9.50
Concerto in Bb Major (ABRSM Lever Harp) - G F Handel - LeDentu Suitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Harp Music
Ability Level : Advanced
£ 9.50
Specimen Sight-Reading Tests / ABRSM - Skaila KangaSuitable For : Pedal / Lever
Genre : Reference / Sight Reading
Ability Level : Easy / Advanced
£ 11.00
Treasures Of The Celtic Harp - Kim RobertsonSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Traditional
Ability Level : Intermediate / Advanced